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THEMES:  – ‘Anxiety and Depression’

THEMES: – ‘Anxiety and Depression’

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:42 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Broken CBD could turn off rebuild workers

'Broken CBD' could turn off rebuild workers

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 12:08 p.m. by MediaThePress

A big risk to Canterbury's economic growth is any crisis of confidence in the central Christchurch rebuild, Canterbury Development Corporation chief executive Tom Hooper says.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: City Issues

Mayor Lianne Dalziel: City Issues

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 11:37 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Christchurch City Mayor Lianne Dalziel talks to Newstalk ZB's Chris Lynch about the weeks issues.

Funding sought for Christchurch art projects

Funding sought for Christchurch art projects

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:21 a.m. by Media3News

Quake-damaged Christchurch is still a city of spaces, and its inhabitants are trying to find new ways to fill the gaps.

PM John Key: Christchurch

PM John Key: Christchurch

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:16 a.m. by CanterburyMorningsZB

Prime Minister John Key talks to Newstalks ZB's Chris Lynch about issues affecting Cantabrians

New community for North Canterbury

New community for North Canterbury

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 9:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Fletcher investigated over asbestos

Fletcher investigated over asbestos

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 8:44 a.m. by MediaThePress

Fletcher Construction is being investigated for its handling of asbestos during Christchurch's earthquake rebuild.

Blenheim Road/Mandeville Street intersection

Blenheim Road/Mandeville Street intersection

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 7:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that the intersection signals at Blenheim Road and Mandeville Street are flashing yellow. We advise caution when driving through this area as morning traffic is building up.

Blenheim Road/Mandeville Street intersection – signals out 7.43am

Blenheim Road/Mandeville Street intersection – signals out 7.43am

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 7:33 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that the intersection signals at Blenheim Road and Mandeville Street are flashing yellow. We advise caution when driving through this area as morning traffic is building up.

Christchurch bars bounce back after quake

Christchurch bars bounce back after quake

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 7:18 a.m. by Media3News

The heart of Christchurch is alive with bars, clubs and cafes, according to new research.

Job subsidy could be problematic

Job subsidy could be problematic

Monday, 26 May 2014 9:44 p.m. by MediaThePress

In his 2013 Budget speech, Finance Minister Bill English said the Government's contribution to the Christchurch rebuild would be $15.2 billion.

Lynched   Monday 26 May Roger Sutton

Lynched Monday 26 May Roger Sutton

Monday, 26 May 2014 8:53 p.m. by ChrisLynch Popular

CTV News   Monday 26

CTV News Monday 26

Monday, 26 May 2014 8:11 p.m. by MediaCTV

Youth of Canterbury still in crisis mode as Trust funds $1.6 million to help sector

Youth of Canterbury still in crisis mode as Trust funds $1.6 million to help sector

Monday, 26 May 2014 3:59 p.m. by Commtrust Recommended Popular

By announcing $1.6 million of funding for its Young People sector, The Canterbury Community Trust is acknowledging that Canterbury youth are still dealing with the aftermath of the earthquakes, particularly in relation to mental health.   According to Trust Chief Executive, Louise Edwards, a greater proportion of funding has been earmarked for services that target young people in crisis, noting that many young people are exhibiting worrying signs of post traumatic stress.

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Monday, 26 May 2014 2:52 p.m. by PRNews

Press Council upholds EQC complaint

Press Council upholds EQC complaint

Monday, 26 May 2014 1:55 p.m. by GovtEQC

SH73 Arthur’s Pass and SH6 Haast Pass Re-open

SH73 Arthur’s Pass and SH6 Haast Pass Re-open

Monday, 26 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Both Arthur’s Pass and Haast Pass have re-opened this morning (Monday 26 May). Haast Pass re-opened at 10am after State Highway 6, from Haast township to Makarora, was cleared of snow and the stability of the slip at Diana Falls …

Christchurch needs smarter rebuild

Christchurch needs 'smarter' rebuild

Monday, 26 May 2014 1:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch's homes need to be rebuilt ''smarter'' with insulation and clean-heating devices, the Green Party says.

YOUTH IN EMERGENCY SERVICES.

YOUTH IN EMERGENCY SERVICES.

Monday, 26 May 2014 11:46 a.m. by NickyWagner

Greens housing policy targets quake homes

Greens' housing policy targets quake homes

Monday, 26 May 2014 9:15 a.m. by Media3News

The Greens will invest more than $300 million in warming up New Zealand homes, with a focus on Christchurch.

CBD – Available Routes Map 26th May – 2nd June

CBD – Available Routes Map 26th May – 2nd June

Monday, 26 May 2014 2:28 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map – Available Routes Map    

Repair work at peak

Repair work at peak

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Infrastructure repair work has hit its peak in central Christchurch.

Staples in $45m deal to build city homes

Staples in $45m deal to build city homes

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Earthquake Commission critic Bryan Staples is entering the residential construction game after securing a $45 million joint venture with a Chinese firm.

Asbestos complaints rocketing

Asbestos complaints rocketing

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Workers complaining of asbestos exposure in Canterbury have increased by 350 per cent following the Christchurch earthquakes.

Owners of rockfall property fight back

Owners of rockfall property fight back

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaStuff

A Christchurch couple who failed to convince a judge their rockfall-threatened home was an insurance writeoff are heading back to court in a bid to help save others from the same fate.

Infrastructure repair work hits its peak

Infrastructure repair work hits its peak

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Christchurch Transport Operations Centre (CTOC) Ryan Cooney said a push for infrastructure repairs in the CBD was nearing its end.

Bid to save IRD building

Bid to save IRD building

Sunday, 25 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

Two central city buildings might be spared from the wrecker's ball and converted into apartments or retail space.

Gayhurst Road bridge closing this week

Gayhurst Road bridge closing this week

Sunday, 25 May 2014 3:37 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users who use the Gayhurst Road bridge as part of their daily journey will need to allow extra time from next week when the bridge closes for demolition work to begin. Scheduled for the week of Monday 26th May, …

CTV News   Friday 23 May

CTV News Friday 23 May

Friday, 23 May 2014 8:28 p.m. by MediaCTV

Response to Sunday Star Times

Response to Sunday Star Times

Friday, 23 May 2014 4:23 p.m. by GovtEQC

Gayhurst Road bridge closing next week

Gayhurst Road bridge closing next week

Friday, 23 May 2014 3:37 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users who use the Gayhurst Road bridge as part of their daily journey will need to allow extra time from next week when the bridge closes for demolition work to begin. Scheduled for the week of Monday 26th May, …

Leading Specialist Law Firm Returns to the CBD

Leading Specialist Law Firm Returns to the CBD

Friday, 23 May 2014 1:19 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Arthur’s Pass closed by massive slip

Arthur’s Pass closed by massive slip

Friday, 23 May 2014 12:47 p.m. by Transport4chch

State Highway 73, from Arthur’s Pass to Otira, has been closed by a massive slip and is expected to remain closed for two to three days.

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

1500 new homes for north Canterbury

Friday, 23 May 2014 1:54 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

Fast-growing North Canterbury is to get another major population boost with the launch of the 1500-section Ravenswood Village near Woodend.

Keeping Christchurch Moving 22nd May 2014

Keeping Christchurch Moving 22nd May 2014

Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:12 p.m. by MediaCTV

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

Steve Wakefield, of the accountancy and financial services firm Deloitte, surveys the progress of the Christchurch rebuild.

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Cash flows as rebuild moves into construction phase

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:52 p.m. by MediaThePress

It's against this backdrop that last week's Budget was announced, providing an additional $50 million of operating funding over the next two years for the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority and bringing the Government's spending and commitments to rebuilding greater Christchurch to $15.4 billion.

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Call for action on Lichfield car park

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:41 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

CTV News   Thursday 22 May

CTV News Thursday 22 May

Thursday, 22 May 2014 7:54 p.m. by MediaCTV

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn NOW CLEAR

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn NOW CLEAR

Thursday, 22 May 2014 7:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

The truck which rolled over at the Halswell Jcn roundabout on the Southern Motorway earlier this afternoon has now been removed. A short closure of the Southern Motorway was put in place this evening (Thurs. 22 May) in order to …

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 6.30pm

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 6.30pm

Thursday, 22 May 2014 6:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

A truck has rolled over at the Halswell Jcn roundabout on the Southern Motorway. It is in the left hand lane city bound. It is hoped the truck will be removed from the scene over the next hour or so.  …

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:17 p.m. by GovtCCC

The Christchurch City Council met today, and made the following key decisions:

Council provides rates relief to flooding victims

Council provides rates relief to flooding victims

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:16 p.m. by GovtCCC

Christchurch City Council has agreed to stop charging rates for residential properties left uninhabitable by recent flooding.

Community flood meetings commence as mitigation work continues

Community flood meetings commence as mitigation work continues

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:14 p.m. by GovtCCC

Community meetings in flood affected areas start tonight, with Little River residents able to learn more about proposed mitigation measures.

Landowners urge more parking deals

Landowners urge more parking deals

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Christchurch City Council has set a precedent with car parking in the CBD but there's another major stalemate that needs solving, a retail precinct landowner says.

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art disappointing

Lack of funding for $10m riverside art 'disappointing'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 p.m. by MediaThePress

The Government wants $10 million of new public art on the banks of the Avon River to help regenerate the city centre, but doesn't want to pay for it.

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Flood cuts welcome, but victims want housing

Thursday, 22 May 2014 4:59 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch's flood victims are thanking the local council for a 100 percent rates cut.

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 4.30pm

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 4.30pm

Thursday, 22 May 2014 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch

A truck has rolled over at the Halswell Jcn roundabout on the Southern Motorway. It is in the left hand lane city bound. It is expected it will be 2-3 hours before the truck is cleared from the scene. A …

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 3.30pm

Truck rollover – Christchurch Southern Motorway city bound at Halswell Jcn updated 3.30pm

Thursday, 22 May 2014 2:56 p.m. by Transport4chch

A truck has rolled over at the Halswell Jcn roundabout on the Southern Motorway. It is in the left hand lane city bound. It is expected it will be 2-3 hours before the truck is cleared from the scene. Traffic …

Agreement reached on new crossing car park building

Agreement reached on new crossing car park building

Thursday, 22 May 2014 2:27 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Full rates relief for Christchurch flood victims

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:49 p.m. by Media3News

Christchurch City Council has unanimously approved a 100 percent rates relief for flood-affected residents.

The Great White Elephant of Christchurch

The Great White Elephant of Christchurch

Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:08 a.m. by ChristchurchFiasco

Originally posted on :
A great, if disturbing, image via felloffasofa: White Elephant via felloffasofa Last week, some of the anchor projects – including the stadium – were delayed. The stadium has been pushed out to 2019. That takes…

Health Precinct partners formalise their collaboration

Health Precinct partners formalise their collaboration

Thursday, 22 May 2014 8:37 a.m. by GovtCera

Christchurch’s new Health Precinct will boost New Zealand’s health work force, provide new opportunities for cutting-edge research and enhance the link between education and health, the Precinct partners say.

Engineers defend building standards

Engineers defend building standards

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaStuff

New Zealand's professional engineering industry body is defending itself from claims that it knows building thresholds for earthquake prone structures are ''unacceptably low''.

Mayor hails car park sale as circuit breaker

Mayor hails car park sale as 'circuit breaker'

Thursday, 22 May 2014 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress

A $100 million retail development in Christchurch's central city can go ahead after the sale of a damaged council-owned car parking building.

Scape Art

Scape Art

Thursday, 22 May 2014 12:51 a.m. by MediaCTV